Monday, August 9, 2010

Free pizza, ranking, more

  • Donatos is again offering free pizza. Be one of the first 300 people who show they have a Donatos phone number saved on their cell phones at each of its 15 Charlotte-area stores except the uptown one, after 5 p.m. Aug. 10, and get a free medium thin-crust pizza. You can dine in or carry out.
  • Pewter Rose made a national list for best breakfast spots, hitting the No. 5 position with its “to-die-for butterscotch scones,” according to the site. The South End restaurant serves brunch every day now, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 1820 South Blvd.; 704-332-8149.
  • Dine Out for Hospice at Encore Bistro and Bar at Blakeney on Aug. 30: Ten percent of the restaurant's total sales that day will be donated to Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region. 9824 Rea Road; 704-341-3651.